ATLANTA (WAOK/AP)-The body of singer and actress Whitney Houston arrived back in New Jersey for burial today. According to various media reports including TMZ, actor, producer and philanthropist Tyler Perry flew Whitney’s body back east on his private jet.
Houston’s body was released by the Los Angeles coroner’s office following the autopsy on Sunday. The coroner has not released the official cause of death of the 48 year old entertainer. Houston was found underwater in the bath tub in her hotel room at the Beverly Hilton where she was preparing to appear at the pre Grammy party of mentor Clive Davis.
Toxicology tests are being conducted and Los Angeles assistant chief coroner Ed Winter says official results and the cause of death may not be released for several weeks. Here is the latest on the death of Whitney Houston from our CBS affiliate in Los Angeles